Fred L. McDaniel, age 95, of Gary, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home on February 8, 2017. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1940. Preceded in death by wife, Gladys McDaniel; mother, Bertha McDaniel; sons, Freddie Lee, Fred Jr., and daughter, Berthadine Ascar. He was a deacon at Mizpah Seventh Day Adventist Church of Gary. Fred retired from U.S. Steel with 41 years of service. His memories are cherished by children: Veronica Bryant (John) Barfield, Tyrone (Felicia) Bryant, Pamela (Barrow) Gillum, Gilbert (Frances) McDaniel, Anthony McDaniel, Charlotte Bennett, Alonzo (Daisy) McDaniel, and Hortense McDaniel; 24 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. All services will be held on Tuseday, February 14, 2017 at Mizpah Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2350 Jefferson St. Gary, Indiana. Visitation from 1-11:00 a.m. followed by Funeral at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Phillip Willis officiating. Burial at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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